Melania Trump to be first FLOTUS born outside US in almost 200 years

In this Nov. 3, 2016 file photo, Melania Trump, wife of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks in Berwyn, Pa. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Americans hadn't heard a lot from her on the campaign trail, but now she is poised to make history.

Melania Trump will become America's first foreign-born First Lady in nearly 200 years.

John Quincy Adams' wife Louisa was the first - she was from London.

Melania grew up in Slovenia before she became an American citizen. The 46-year-old met Donald in 1998 when she was modeling in New York. The couple married in 2005 and welcomed their son, Barron, a year later.

As First Lady, Melania says one of her biggest platforms will be combating cyberbullying.

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